A trademark is a unique attribute or characteristics or expression that is exclusive only to your product or service that distinguishes from others . The expression could be a slogan , photograph , logo , graphics etc . Moreover , a trademark must be unique should not clash with any other company or brand name . So , you can conduct a search to check if your brand name clashes any other brand name . Owners of trademarks have exclusive rights to their use under the categories they are registered in (there are a total of 45 categories, called classes). Trademark registration allows owners to establish their right to the trademark in court and earn royalties.
Normally the applicant shall use the letters “TM” along with their mark once your application is accepted by the registry. Similarly, once the registration of your trademark is completed, you shall use the letter “R” along with your trademark or name. Registration of the trademark is a country specific process. If you wish to register your trademark in any other country/ies, you should make a separate application which can help you out in the process. Extensive use of trademark makes the users/clients remember your product through the mark. Trademark creates and retains customers. We can say your trademark result in building the images of the company which finally build the goodwill of your corporate. In case of any objection or litigation, our expert team will represent your case and handhold you till the completion of registration of the trademark.
Registering your trademark gets benefits and allow you to get relief from the illegal access of your brand name by your competitors.
Trademark registration gives legal access to your brand name and no one can use your brand name . You are sole responsible to use your brand name.
Trademark gives your product a with a Brand Name that you can use it for marketing or promotion
Trademark gives you the power to assign/transfer/license the trademark to others for royalty. For example big brands like like McDonalds , Pizza Hut is based on the royalty given by their franchisees for using the brand name.
Normally trademark filing is a easy process, it will take only 24 hours to complete the process elsewhere in India.
For all those who have a liability to register themselves, if fails to do the same than under section 75A of the finance act 1994 penalty for the failure of an assessed to get himself registered was fixed at Rs. 500/- as a onetime payment but subsequently this section was deleted by the virtue of the finance act 2004 and now the general penalty that is applicable is Rs. 1000/- as per section 77 of Finance act.
Collection of Documents
Preparation of Application
Submission of Application
Certificate of Udyog Aadhar Registration